Coping® with Allergies & Asthma Magazine
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Fall/Winter 2019-2020  –  Volume 22  –  Issue 1

Helping people find relief with factual, up-to-date information from America's most trusted sources.

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3  Understanding Allergic Asthma
The cause of allergic asthma is complex. It is likely that a combination of multiple genetic and environmental factors contributes to development of the condition.

7  Losing Sleep Over Asthma or COPD?
Answers to your questions about how asthma and COPD can affect your sleep and what you can do about it. 

8  Fall Is in the Air, And So Is Ragweed ... Achoo!
The primary culprit of fall allergies is ragweed pollen. A ragweed plant only lives one season, but it packs a powerful punch.

11  You Can't Exercise If You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know
There's no better time than now to bust some asthma myths that have been around for many years. Here are some of the most common myths people spread about asthma, along with the facts you need to know.

12  When Food Allergies Cause Anxiety
Children with food allergies often have elevated levels of anxiety, especially in certain situations. Here are 5 tips that can help you address and manage your child's anxiety about food.
14  What People with Asthma Should Know about the Flu
Asthma is not known to be a risk factor for flu, but flu infection can be more serious for people with asthma, even if their asthma is mild or their symptoms are well controlled by medication.

15 Get Your Home Ready for Indoor Winter Living
As temperatures drop and you begin spending more time indoors, you'll be glad to have these tips for reducing household allergens.

17  Don't Let Back to School Mean Back to Allergy & Asthma Symptoms
Prepare now so your child eases into a symptom-free year.

18  How You Can Protect Your Skin When Gardening or Working Outdoors
Although gardening can be an enjoyable activity for many, it can take a turn for the worse if you injure yourself, come into contact with a poisonous plant, or have an allergic reaction.

19  Have a Jolly Holiday Season
But watch out for these hidden holiday health hazards for people with allergies & asthma


News   10
News Brief   16
Allergy, Asthma, & COPD Resources   16